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Driver Undergoing Evaluation Following Incident on Highway 30

A 67-year old Rainier woman is undergoing a mental evaluation following a Tuesday afternoon incident along Highway 30 between Rainier and the Goble area. The incident ended when Oregon State Police (OSP) troopers stopped her vehicle using spike strips and tactical vehicle intervention technique after she nearly collided head-on with numerous vehicles. On November 22, […]

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High Surf Advisory in Effect for Coastal Beaches

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COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR 548 PM PST THU NOV 24 2011 ORZ001-WAZ021-251800- /O.NEW.KPQR.SU.Y.0009.111125T0300Z-111125T1800Z/ NORTH OREGON COAST-SOUTH WASHINGTON COAST- 548 PM PST THU NOV 24 2011 …HIGH SURF ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST FRIDAY FOR THE SOUTH WASHINGTON AND NORTH OREGON COAST… THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PORTLAND HAS ISSUED […]

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Holiday Cooking Safety Tips

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Astoria Fire & Rescue would like to remind everyone about the importance of fire safety in the kitchen during the Thanksgiving holiday. Every year cooking-related fires increase during the holidays. From 2006 through 2010, there were 2,490 cooking-related fires in Oregon causing seven deaths, 185 injuries and $40 million in property loss. Here are some […]

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Deep Dark and Dangerous at Seaside Public Library

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Deep Dark and Dangerous at Seaside Public Library

On Thursday, December 1, at 7:00 p.m. The Friends of the Seaside Library will host Rebecca Harrison, author of “Deep Dark and Dangerous: On the Bottom with Northwest Salvage Divers”.  The event will take place in the Community Room and there will be refreshments, and book sales and signings. “Deep Dark and Dangerous” tells the […]

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Worst Storm on Coast Since 2007 “Great Gale”

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Worst Storm on Coast Since 2007 “Great Gale”

Calling the storm the worst since the 2007 “Great Gale” emergency response teams and government agencies are issuing a series of warnings as well as law enforcement advisories of road closures. Coxcomb Drive is closed at this time due to a tree falling across the road. No projected time for it to be cleared. Use […]

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Urgent Weather Update

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URGENT – WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR 921 PM PST MON NOV 21 2011 …STRONG WINDS EXPECTED ACROSS PORTIONS OF NORTHWEST OREGON AND SOUTHWEST WASHINGTON THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT… .A POWERFUL BUT SLOW MOVING FRONT WILL GRADUALLY SPREAD STRONG SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS ONSHORE TONIGHT AND TUESDAY…AFFECTING MUCH OF NORTHWEST OREGON AND SOUTHWEST WASHINGTON. […]

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County Advises Sign Up With ClatsopAlerts!

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County Advises Sign Up With ClatsopAlerts!

A Pacific storm front is expected to bring high winds and possible flooding to area rivers and streams this week, according to the National Weather Service. The agency has issued a high wind warning and flood watch for the north and central Oregon Coast and south Washington Coast beginning Monday night. Sustained winds of up […]

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Its that Time of Year for Scrooged in Astoria

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Its that Time of Year for Scrooged in Astoria

Yes, Virginia there is a Santa Claus and an Evil Max Krooke. Both can be found at the 5TH Annual presentation of Scrooged in Astoria at the ASOC Playhouse, coming just in time to lighten up the holidays. This hysterical holiday show, written by Judith P. Niland, with traditional Christmas tunes and original songs by […]

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High Winds and Flooding Heading Our Way

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High Winds and Flooding Heading Our Way

Forecast for the NorthCoast is high winds and flooding beginning Monday morning 3 am, according to the National Weather Service. A high wind warning has been issued from 3 am to noon on Monday, followed by a high wind watch all along the central and north Oregon and south Washington coast.  Winds are expected at […]

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Oregon Revenue Down $106.8 Million Since September Forecast

By SARAH ROSS with Oregon Capitol News SALEM, Ore.- In a morning briefing to the legislature Thursday, the Office of Economic Analysis reported that state revenue is down by $106.8 million since its last forecast in September. The negative balance remaining in the General Fund for 2011-2013 after including this drop in expected revenue totals […]

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